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Feakes to replace Twomey as Australian High Commissioner

Australia’s new High Commissioner to Fiji John Feakes will begin his official duties in November this year. According to the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs media website, Mr Feakes is
28 Aug 2017 10:41
Feakes to replace Twomey as Australian High Commissioner
John Feakes, DFAT HOM. Official Portrait. Canberra 8 December 2014. Image David Foote AUSPIC/DPS

Australia’s new High Commissioner to Fiji John Feakes will begin his official duties in November this year.

According to the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs media website, Mr Feakes is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and recently served as a High Commissioner to Kenya.

Mr Feakes has served in Lebanon, Jordan, Afghanistan, Papua New Guinea and the United States.

In Canberra Mr Feakes held a range of positions including Assistant Secretary, Policy Planning Branch and Assistant Secretary, Strategic Affairs Branch.

Mr Feakes holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of New South Wales.

Outgoing High Commissioner Margaret Twomey’s term ends in November.

Mr Feakes begins his new term also in November.

This was confirmed by Dawn Gibson, Australian High Commission communications officer.

Edited by Karalaini Waqanidrola

Feedback:  losirene.lacanivalu@fijisun.com.fj



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